Barry University's School of Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) seeks applicants for a full-time position as Director of Instructional and Faculty Coordination. The preferred location will be in Pembroke Pines, Florida. However, the position may be located at any Barry University, School of Adult and Continuing Education office in the state. Candidates should have an earned doctorate in Distance Education (including fields related to digital learning), Adult Education, Curriculum Design or an area of General Education (Anthropology, Art, Biology, Communication, Criminology, Environmental Sciences, Geography, History, Humanities, Music, Philosophy, Photography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Speech, Theater or Theology). Candidates possessing a doctorate in one of the education fields listed above must also have an earned master's degree in a General Education area. An earned doctorate is required for consideration of a faculty rank appointment as an assistant or associate professor. Principal duties will include academic administrative responsibilities in credentializing, orienting, supervising and mentoring part-time faculty, and in the collaboration of curriculum development for the School of Adult and Continuing Education (website: which offers adult focused degree programs in accelerated evening and weekend formats.
Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in the classroom, combined with high academic standards and experience. They should have the ability to teach effectively by utilizing active learning strategies with students from diverse backgrounds, and be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of adult students. It is also expected that the successful candidate will have the ability to work collegially with various academic and administrative colleagues.
Applicants must submit the following materials for consideration:
1. Letter of interest which summarizes how the candidate meets the qualifications for a position.
2. Current, detailed resume.
3. Unofficial transcripts on all degrees received from regionally accredited institutions (official transcripts will be required prior to hiring).
4. Three letters of recommendation which focus on the candidate's qualifications for the position.
5. Names and contact information for at least two additional references.
All application materials must be sent to:
Dr. Andrea Allen
Chair, Academic Coordinator Search Committee
School of Adult and Continuing Education
15900 Pines Boulevard, Suite 200
Pembroke Pines, FL 33027
The position is open until filled. The search committee will review and screen all applicants and confidential papers, and will contact applicants to arrange personal interviews.
Full-time (12 month contract)
Barry University School of Adult and Continuing Education
Pembroke Pines preferred, however, position may be located at any Barry University, School of Adult and Continuing Education location in the state.
Start Date of Employment:
July 2010, or as soon after as possible
Description of Principal Duties:
- Carry out academic administrative responsibilities in relation to part-time faculty; and collaborate with other full-time faculty in curriculum development
- It is also expected that the successful candidate will teach on a regular basis and conduct relevant professional activities (e.g., writing and presenting papers at conferences)
- An earned doctorate in Distance Education, Adult Education, Curriculum Design or an area of General Education. Candidates possessing a doctorate in one of the education fields listed above must also have an earned master's degree in a General Education area (Anthropology, Art, Biology, Communication, Criminology, Environmental Sciences, Geography, History, Humanities, Music, Philosophy, Photography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Speech, Theater or Theology). Minimum qualifications for the position are an earned master's degree which would hold the rank of Instructor.
- Experience teaching adult learners
- Ability to work amicably and collegially with various academic and administrative colleagues
- An understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, cultural, and other orientations of adult evening school students.
- Professional work experience in the field preferred
- Experience in distance education including course design, courseware development, and online teaching modes preferred
Barry University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Barry University does not discriminate applicants or employees for terms of employment on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, political affiliation or any other terms prohibited under the county ordinance, state or federal law.